After you awaken from your Thanksgiving dinner(s) coma this Friday, consider spending some of your Black Friday shopping and money at local records stores. The OTHER Record Store Day (the big one traditionally is in April) is still an important day for shops as special releases and deals will be available only this Friday.

The Main St./Lafayette location of Record Theatre will be hosting an in-store, acoustic appearance from New Politics prior to the trio’s gig at Town Ballroom later that evening. Community Beer Works will be on tap and sold on site, and Alt Buffalo will be on hand as well. Check out full event details here.

Black Dots, over on Grant and Lafayette, will also be offering some great deals on Friday including 15%-20% off new and used LPs. Visit the shop’s facebook page for a full list of specials.

Other local shops like Spiral Scratch and the University Plaza location of Record Theatre will also be offering exclusive releases throughout the day. You can check out the list of Record Store Day Black Friday releases here. That reissued copy of Dave Matthews Band’s Recently would have been a wonderful Christmas present for a 16 year old me…